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Dawn (#46831313)
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Bio Photo I have been in genealogy a short time, and find it very interesting. I am trying to find more details and more names, and the searching is half the fun! (Kinda like putting together a Jigsaw Puzzle.) Some of the surnames I am interested in are Williams, Moran, Grove, Schmedel, Otto, Bender, Strzyzewski, Cesarz, Christensen, Langendorf, Dorfmeister,(and countless others).

I have my tree started at Please feel free to stop over and say hello, and if you would like to share any tips, and family branches, that would be great! I would love to hear from you.

I wanted to thank everyone for adding virtual flowers to all my friends, family, and interments, (even the family and friends that I did not add, but are here). I have been trying to return the good gesture, but if I haven't gotten to some or all of your interments, please be patient. I think it's a wonderful thing to give flowers to someone, even if it's virtually!

Here is the link to my Best Friend, and Grandmother: Betty Christensen


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Scott Teeters
RE: Erwin Miller in Miller Cemetery
Hello Dawn,

I have posted the pictures for Erwin as requested. I have photos of another grave to the left of Erwin's that says "BABY 1935". Could this be the Selma Miller mentioned on F-A-G under this cemetery. If so, is she Erwin's sister and daughter of Melvin and Beatrice?

Best regards,
Added by Scott Teeters on Jul 28, 2014 8:55 PM
RE: Marguerite Arvilla
Marguerite Arvilla Carr known as Peggy, was married to Bruce Steele
Added by BSteele on Jul 28, 2014 6:21 PM
Scott Teeters
Erwin Miller in Miller Cemetery
Hello Dawn,

You have requested a photo of Erwin Miller's stone in the Miller Cemetery in Lackawanna county, Pennsylvania. I think I have found this stone, but it is marked "Baby 1927" and is placed near two Miller's that are probably the baby's parents. Could you please confirm that Erwin's parents are Melvin R. Miller (1893-1953) and Beatrice B. Miller (1891-1957)

Best regards,
Added by Scott Teeters on Jul 26, 2014 6:22 AM
Florian Mathia, Jr.
I'm sorry to report the sad news that he is in an unmarked grave. I posted a picture of the spot, and under the caption put the names of the two children next to him. I did look up his parents and found them in another section--I made memorials, so I will send you an edit so they can be linked. (I double-checked the exact location, by looking up the two others on the Archdiocese website to see their numbers, so there is no doubt that is the exact spot)
Good Luck,
Added by Maria on Jul 23, 2014 9:20 PM
Bruce Genewich
Holegate, cold springs
Hello, Benjamin's 2nd wife was my mothers cousin's first wife. The Holegate plot is next to our Williams plot. Small world
Added by Bruce Genewich on Jul 19, 2014 8:26 AM
tamara tillinghast haskett
I'd love to exchange data. Are you closely related to Wilmer Atkinson Tillinghast? If so, we're relatively close cousins (Wilmer, Sr. was my great-grandfather; Wilmer, Jr. of course was my great-uncle). If you're a Tillinghast but not closely related to Wilmer, I'm pretty sure we're still cousins! Feel free to email tctill @
Added by tamara tillinghast hasket... on Jul 10, 2014 4:50 PM
Elizabeth Farrell Woodlawn cemetery NY
Do you have any more information on her? I was looking at an online source to see if records for her being there existed before I went up to the office to find plot information. This is a very large cemetery. As of this point, no record of her being there is on line. I also saw that she died in CA. Perhaps there is another woodlawn cemetery she is buried in? If she is, by your record, indeed in this cemetery I will do my best to locate her.
M. Hawthorne aka bluelady
Added by bluelady on Jul 01, 2014 7:57 AM
Don Short
RE: Tonkin Surname
Dawn; Thank you for your message. My wife's maiden name was Snover. Rollin 53841520 & Dorothy 53841685 Tonkin were her Uncle & Aunt. All the other Tonkin's I made memorials for probably related to them in some way. I did create a brief family history so if you have any questions feel free to ask. Regards...Don Short
Added by Don Short on May 09, 2014 9:13 AM
Cathy and Tim Sheffler
RE: James and Mary Jane Ross
Thanks. I'm seeing if I can get the other entry for Mary Jane deleted. We'll see how that goes.
Added by Cathy and Tim Sheffler on Apr 16, 2014 9:14 PM
Cathy and Tim Sheffler
James and Mary Jane Ross
Hi Dawn -- There are duplicate records for James in Greenwood Cemetery (122047453 and 122047457). Could you delete one of those? There are also duplicates for Mary Jane (54770922 and 122047069), but this situation is a bit trickier to resolve. You own only the latter entry. The other entry was done earlier, so from that perspective you should probably delete yours. However, your information is more complete, so I'd hate to see that lost. How do you want to proceed on this one?
Added by Cathy and Tim Sheffler on Apr 15, 2014 9:45 AM
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